Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Isaac Shelby (1750-1826)
Frontiersman and Revolutionary War Leader
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 7, 1780.
Location. 36° 35.626′ N, 82° 11.072′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Shelby Street east of 7th Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located beside the sidewalk near the northwest corner of the old Bristol Post Office and Custom House building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 620 Shelby Street, Bristol TN 37620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bristol Tennessee Post Office & Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Evan Shelby's Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelby's Fort (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Country Music (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jimmie Rodgers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mississippi Country: The Bristol Sessions (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ralph S. Peer (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Country and Western Recording (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.